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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 277

Markwick Markham, Borrell, London, No. 22060, made for the Islamic market, circa 1815.Very fine 18K gold and enamel triple-cased quarter striking clock-watch.

CHF 25,000 - 35,000

USD 14,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 31,050

C. Outer double body, glazed, with scalloped edge, the bezels with champlevé scarlet translucent enamel decoration. Double-body second with scalloped edge, bezels with scarlet translucent enamel decoration matching that of the protecting case, the back of translucent scarlet enamel over engraving, imitating sunburst engine-turning. Inner double body, 'bassine', bezel and back with matching enamel, the band pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage, a large rose-cut diamond set on the pendant,similar, smaller one, in the case-opening button. D. White enamel with Turkish numerals. Gold 'poker and beetle' hands. M. Hinged gilded brass full plate double train with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilded brass cock pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage, diamond end-stone. Striking on a bell via motor barrel. Gilded brass dust rim.Signed on the dial and back plate.Diam. 62 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3 - 17
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 6 - 01